Recipe courtesy of Melissa Murphy
Show: Chef Du Jour
Episode: Melissa Murphy
Total:
40 min
Active:
40 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
None

Ingredients

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine wine, 1/4 cup chestnut honey, water, cinnamon, and lemon zest in a medium saucepan. Scrape the seeds from the vanilla bean and add the seeds and the scraped bean to the pot. Bring to a simmer, stirring. Pour the poaching liquid into a baking dish just large enough to hold the pears. Keeping stems intact, remove the core from the pear using a melon baller (apple corer) entering through the base and removing only the woody core and seeds. Trim the skin off the base only of the pear and place upright in baking dish. Bake the pears about 25 to 35 minutes or until tender. You must baste the pears with the liquid every 5 to 7 minutes. The skins should be crinkly. Remove from oven and let cool in the liquid.

Combine the mascarpone with the remaining 1 tablespoon chestnut honey. Using a pastry bag, fill each pear at its base with the mascarpone. Serve drizzled with poaching syrup.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Tricolore Stuffed Pork

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Stuffed Shells

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Stuffed Pork Chops

Recipe courtesy of Family Circle Magazine

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls With Tomato Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Stuffed Mushrooms

Recipe courtesy of Valerie Bertinelli

Pear Clafouti

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Stuffed French Toast

Recipe courtesy of Jack's Outback Restaurant

Old-Fashioned Cornbread Stuffing

Recipe courtesy of Peggy Dillard Toone

Prickly Pear Sorbet

Recipe courtesy of George Duran

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Giada at Home

          10am | 9c

          Giada at Home

          10:30am | 9:30c

          Giada at Home

          11am | 10c

          Giada Entertains

          11:30am | 10:30c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

          8pm | 7c

          Burgers, Brew & 'Que

          4:30am | 3:30c

          Get Cooking